Just two years after raising $32 million in venture capital, Genicon Sciences, which had been developing a new molecular labeling technique with potential applications in protein microarrays, has gone out of business. But the San Diego-based com- pany’s technology has already found a new home down the road: This week, Invitrogen said that it had acquired the rights to the labeling technique, resonance light scattering, and Genicon’s products for $2 million, and that it plans to incorporate the technology into novel products, especially for studying protein function.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.